Albany, NY
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 16 food pantries in the Albany area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Albany , NY 12201

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Albany, NY to print coupons for savings on brand name food and general purpose items they use every day. Coupons can be printed on your computer and redeemed at any local grocery store. This service stretches a family's food budget with real savings; making your food dollar go farther. There is no fee for this service and no registration is necessary.

Eligibility:
Requires internet connection and printer.

Additional Services:
Reduced cost food in Albany , NY.

Area Served:
Albany , NY



The only problem facing you in life is the belief in separation from your Source. Solve that one and all the other ones will vanish.
-- John Randolph Price




Jonesville United Methodist Church

14 Miles Away

963 Main St
Clifton Park, NY 12065
(518) 877-7332

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Services:
They provide youth and adult educational oppertunities and activities. There are service groups for men (United Methodist Men), women (United Methodist Women) and youth (United Methodist Youth Fellowship) who strive to raise money for missions in Africa, China, South America, & The Caribbean and in the United States with Habitat for Humanity, Youth Workcamps, and Red Bird Mission. They also participate and allow use of their building to the Jonesville Food Pantry for distribution of food to needy families, and to Boy & Girl Scout meetings, along with 4H meetings. The church also provides space for a Samariatan Counciling outreach office and AA meetings.

Their general church program is run twice Sundays with about 250 - 300 participants. The UMM have a monthly brealfast that they serve with partial proceedes going to sponsor children in South America. The UMW sponsor various activities like an anual Turkey Supper, Christmas Tea and other events that help fund programs for native american children and missionaries in Russia and China. The MYF sponsor items like a Coffee House, Spagetti Dinner, and Christmas Luninaria sales to raise funds for themselves to defray the cost of attending Youth Workcamps.



Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it's a small price to pay for living a dream.
-- Peter McWilliams




Pownal Food Pantry

28 Miles Away

United Methodist Church
Pownal, VT 05261
(802) 823-5337

Services:
Food Donation Programs, Food Pantries

Hours:
Second and Fourth Saturday: 11:00am-12noon. If Easter, Thanksgiving, or Christmas falls right after the second or fourth Saturday, the distribution day will be on the previous Saturday.



What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson




Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council

29 Miles Away

PO Box 5120
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
518587315830

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Services:
SCEOC is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to assist individuals and families with low incomes to access the services they need to meet their basic needs and to obtain the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to work towards self sufficiency.Goals Maximize the potential of its board, staff, local agencies and its not-for-profit status to access, develop, and administer agency funding to fulfill agency mission.Identify and respond to unmet basic needs of low-income people in the communities throughout Saratoga County .Assure that the basic needs of low-income people are provided for through the delivery of EOC core services, appropriate referrals to other agencies/organizations and advocacy at the county/city level.Maintain a healthy, viable organization by ensuring effective management, leadership, staff diversity and training, and communication among various constituencies.Strengthen their capacity to respond to the needs of low-income people by building relationships with other agencies/organizations serving their target population, promoting the visibility of their target population and the services they provide to them, and strengthening their capacity to respond to the needs of low-income people by augmenting their resources.

Community Services FOOD PANTRY: Provides well-balanced food baskets to families during times of emergency or crisis. Increases awareness of and participation in federal food programs including food stamps, free and reduced school meals, and WIC. E.O.C. works cooperatively with 30+ food pantries throughout the county. E.O.C. Food Pantry serves over 250 households per month. COMMUNITY LUNCH: Provides nutritious well-balanced lunchtime meals to individuals Monday-Saturday. An average of 100 meals per day are served throughout the year. SUMMER YOUTH FEEDING: Provides a nutritious lunch to children under 18 during the summer school break. EXTRA HELPINGS: This program is offered to anyone seeking to stretch their food dollars. Each month a food order can be purchased for $14.00 ($13.50 may be Food Stamps). An average of 128 families each month access this program FAMILY DEVELOPMENT: A family support program helping families and individuals achieve and maintain safety, stability, and self-sufficiency through direct services, education, support programs, and legal advocacy. 60 families participated in this program in 2002 CRISIS INTERVENTION: Provides assistance to low income residents concerning food stamps, Medicaid, unemployment and seasonal employment, advocacy, counseling, and appropriate referrals. 3159 persons with crisis situations were assisted in 2002 FDC TRAINING PROJECT: Provides a strengths-based training for frontline family service workers throughout Saratoga and surrounding counties. 15 graduates in 2002 NORTH COUNTRY OUTREACH: Provides crisis intervention and Family Development services to northern Saratoga County residents in need. Housing Services WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE: Offers assistance to HEAP eligible low-income residents in Saratoga and Schenectady County by providing a thorough energy audit and energy conservation work. The ftheir areas of assistance are heating efficiency, air infiltration, air conduction, and minor repairs needed to preserve the material installed by this program. This program serves over 220 families each year. Women, Infants, and Children The WIC program is a supplemental food and nutrition education program for pregnant and nursing women and for infants and children up to five years old. This program is for low and middle income families and serves over 1800 customers per month. Wheels to Work This program provides reliable cars to low-income Saratoga County residents in need of transportation in order to maintain employment. All participants must meet program eligibility requirements. Head Start - EOC aquired the exsisting Head Start Program for Saratoga County on 11/1/2005.



The last thing we decide in writing a book is what to put first.
-- Blaise Pascal




Saint John The Baptist

33 Miles Away

5 Houghton Street
North Bennington, VT 05257
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Services:
Food Pantries

Hours:
Tuesday: 10:00am-11:30am; Thursday: 3:00pm-4:30pm



Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many. Not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
-- Charles Dickens




North Bennington Baptist Church

33 Miles Away

15 Church Street
North Bennington, VT 05257
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Services:
Food Donation Programs, Food Pantries

Hours:
By appointment



A boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does, and about two years after he thinks he does.
-- Lewis B Hershey




The Kitchen Cupboard

33 Miles Away

800 Gage Street
Bennington, VT 05201
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Services:
Food Donation Programs, Food Pantries

Hours:
Tuesday: 5:30pm-8:30pm; Saturday: 2:00pm-5:00pm



Ordinary people believe only in the possible. Extraordinary people visualize not what is possible or probable, but rather what is impossible. And by visualizing the impossible, they begin to see it as possible.
-- Cherie Carter-scott




Sacred Heart Saint Francis De Sales Parish Center

33 Miles Away

238 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201
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Services:
Food Donation Programs, Food Pantries, General Clothing Provision

Hours:
Wednesday: 1:30pm-3:30pm; Friday: 10:00am-12noon unless closed for a holiday. If so, the service hours may be on another day, will be posted on door and on web site (click on Parishes, then click on Bennington County on map, then click on Sacred Heart. News will be on their web page).

Documents To Bring:
Initial form to be filled out



Policies are many, Principles are few, Policies will change, Principles never do.
-- John C. Maxwell




Green Mountain Christian Center

33 Miles Away

440 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201
(802) 447-7224

Services:
Food Donation Programs, Food Pantries

Hours:
Thursdays: 3:30pm-6:30pm

Eligibility:
Persons in need

Documents To Bring:
None



All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success.
-- Dorothea Brande




Broc - Community Action In Southwestern Vermont

33 Miles Away

332 Orchard Road
Bennington, VT 05201
(802) 447-7515

Services:
Food Donation Programs, Food Pantries, Food Vouchers, Nutrition Education

Hours:
Food Shelf Rutland: Monday-Friday: 8:00am-12:00noon;

Eligibility:
Adults and youth 16 and older



Morale is a state of mind. It is steadfastness and courage and hope.
-- George Marshall




Bible Baptist Church Of Bennington

33 Miles Away

1425 Harwood Hill
Bennington, VT 05201
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Services:
Food Donation Programs, Food Pantries, Food Pantries for Homebound

Hours:
Sunday: Approximately 12:00pm and 7:00pm (after church service); Wednesday: 8:00pm



Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind.
-- Lord Essex